DigiGuard® Matte 173

Brand Family Overview

Michem® Lube is a versatile family of nanoscale wax emulsions, mostly carnauba and paraffin-based, used to improve processing and performance in many industries, as well as provide a wide array of surface properties.

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Usage

Delivers a matte finish, heat resistance and rub resistance when applied to digitally printed film.

Description

Water-based, matte finish, overprint varnish

Performance Attributes

This product is used in many applications including the following:

ApplicationProperties Imparted
Overprint Varnishheat resistance, matte, rub resistance

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Physical Properties

These physical properties are typical but should not be considered specifications.

AppearanceWhite liquid
pH8.0 - 10.0
Shelf Life (mo) 6
Freeze/Thaw StabilityStable after 5 Cycles
Percent Non-Volatile43.5 - 45.5
Specific Gravity1.073 - 1.113
Brookfield Viscosity (cps, mPa·s) <1000
Spindle Number3
RPM60

Site of Manufacture (and Product Code)

CIN (DGM173)

Application Data

DigiGuard® Matte 173 should be applied via flexo or gravure.